Lunch

You need quick and easy lunch recipes for school, and healthy lunch recipes for work to make on busy weeks. Don’t miss recipes for lunch at home, too!

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Special Eggplant Subs

1 review

The idea for this unique sandwich was inspired by a light eggplant dish I made for hot summer evenings. I decided to use the golden eggplant slices as a base for sandwiches. My family goes wild for the delicious combination of toppings.
-Marie Maffucci, New Rochelle, New York

Toasted Sausage Cacciatore Sammies

A hot sandwich will warm your family down to their toes. This one’s packed with sausage, eggplant and mushrooms, and...


Roasted Vegetable Soup

4 reviews

This veggie- and bean-packed soup will appease the heartiest of appetites.—Bean Education and Awareness Network, Scottsbluff, Nebraska


Roasted Vegetable Pasta Salad

I can't make this dish without printing enough copies of the recipe to hand out to girlfriends at my book...


Grilled Vegetable Ranch Salad

We’re thrilled when the garden starts providing the goodies needed for this simple salad. It’s wonderful alongside grilled salmon or...

Eggplant Salad

1 review

This recipe has been passed down through the family, starting with my grandmother, who learned it from her neighbor. It's...


Eggplant Muffuletta

I often rely on this recipe when hosting a casual holiday party. It's a marvelous meatless sandwich that makes each...

Grilled Mediterranean Eggplant & Tomato Salad

A friend of mine served a delicious grilled eggplant salad when she had me over for dinner, and I was...


Tossed Eggplant Salad

This unusual combination of taste and texture makes a very colorful salad. A dollop of dressing enhances the taste.


Eggplant-Portobello Sandwich Loaf

2 reviews

This grilled sandwich from our Test Kitchen uses fresh eggplant and tasty marinara to make a hearty dinner sandwich for...


Eggplant Pockets

1 review

Judy White know how to use up the bounty of her Hawesville, Kentucky garden. She sautes chopped veggies in a...

Coconut Red Curry Stew

1 review

This is a fragrant and flavorful dish that's packed with nutritious goodness. I like to enjoy it with sticky rice....


Creamy Eggplant & Mushroom Monte Cristo

2 reviews

As a child, I wouldn’t eat veggies. As a parent, I try to include them in creative ways. I'm proud...


Breaded Eggplant Sandwiches

1 review

“Eggplant Parmesan is one of my family’s favorite comfort foods. We love this version served open-faced with a salad.” —Holly...


Grilled Veggie Sandwiches

4 reviews

Get a grip on lunch! Here's a fun recipe for using up those summer garden veggies. Meat-eaters won't even miss...


Open-Faced Garden Veggie Sandwiches

2 reviews

Virginia Lawson
CORTEZ, COLORADO

By now, your garden is probably filled with ripe veggies! I jazz up this delightful...

Grilled Eggplant Pepper Sandwiches

8 reviews

I love eggplant! These savory, filling sandwiches give the vegetable new meaning. One bite, and you're hooked. Even my grandchildren...


Grilled Eggplant Sandwiches

1 review

Grill this eggplant, tomato and goat cheese sandwich to perfection...it makes a delicious meatless meal. —Jennifer Jaras, Corona, California